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Stinking Iris

Iris foetidissima

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Hardy Native Herbaceous Perennial, usually of Open Woodlands; with very large yellow tinged dull violet flowers on tall, stout stems above bold, lance shaped foliage in May to July, followed bi large pods which split to reveal large, bright orange-red seeds.

Height x Spread:

36 in (90 cm) x 24 in (60 cm)

Wildlife Value:

Very attractive to Bees.

Other Interest:

Iris roots are used for various herbal medicines.

Stinking Iris